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RoboticsTomorrow Newsletter - Mar 5/14

Why I Automate: Vickers Engineering

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Why I Automate: Vickers Engineering
02/27/14, Contributed by, Association for Advancing Automation (A3)
Robotics allows us to draw a different level of employee. Employees that aren’t just looking for a paycheck, but looking for a career.

Interview with Jim Gruszczynski of Nabtesco Motion Control
02/27/14, Jim Gruszczynski, Nabtesco Motion Control
In the near future the more advanced the equipment becomes we must produce more skilled labor. This is great benefit to the US in that companies themselves will be helping educate their employees and improving the workforce.

2013 Nanotechnology Patent Literature Review
02/27/14, Contributed by, McDermott Will & Emery Nanotechnology Affinity Group
Similar to computers, nanotechnology is both an enabling technology and a technology sector in its own right. Nanotechnology is prolific in the research and development of almost every economic sector, from aerospace to medicine to energy.

The Unmanned Platform Common Control System (CCS)
02/27/14, John Sutton, QinetiQ North America
The CCS prototype was developed for the U.S. government and its goal is to simultaneously control multiple unmanned assets in various environments (water, air and ground).

The Less is More Approach to Robotic Cable Management
02/13/14, Contributed by, Igus
There are different options available for guiding and protecting cables on six-axis robots. Three well- known solutions include flexible tubing, enclosed dress packs and robotic cable carrier systems.

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Robot Launch 2014 Startup Competition

From Robot Launch:

Robot Launch 2014 is open to any robot startup pre/partial Series A. We're looking for startups with prototypes and business models. But we're also interested in any great robot startup idea.

What is a robot startup? Well, it could be a robot or an autonomous mobile manipulator. OR it could be an appliance or connected device. OR it could be a sensor or actuator or AI that makes robots better.

Prizes include money, mentoring, meetings and free legal and startup services from our supporting organizations, Silicon Valley Robotics, Indiegogo, WilmerHale, Grishin Robotics, Bosch Venture Capital, Lemnos Labs, Luxr, Robolution Capital, Lux Capital, OATV, Khosla Ventures, a showcase at Solid and media coverage by Robohub.

  • Round One entries open Feb 20
  • Round One entries close March 30 midnight (PST)
  • Top 30 announced April 10
  • Finalists announced April 30
  • Final Showcase (tbc) May 20
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EPSON High Performance SCARA Robots

EPSON Robots is the global leader in PC controlled precision factory automation, with an installed base of over 28,000 robots and a product line of hundreds of models of easy to use SCARA, Cartesian and 6 axis robots based on a common PC based controls platform. EPSON offers powerful options such as Vision Guide, Conveyor Tracking, .Net Connectivity, GUI Builder, Force Sensing, DeviceNet, Profibus, EtherNet/IP, Ethernet I/O and more. Building on a 30 year heritage, EPSON Robots delivers robots for precision assembly and material handling applications in the automotive, medical device, appliance, biotechnology, consumer product, electronics, food, pharmaceutical, plastics, semiconductor, and other industries. For more information, visit us at , or contact us directly at +1.562.290.5910

Learn More About Epson Robots

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ATI Industrial Automation

ATI Industrial Automation is a world-leading developer of robotic accessories and robot arm tooling, including Automatic Tool Changers, Multi-axis Force/Torque Sensing Systems, Robotic Deburring Tools, Robotic Collision Sensors, Rotary Joints, and Compliance Devices.

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